CBD isolate pricing rises despite drop in sales

As of Dec. 21, average daily U.S. CBD isolate prices were at a five-month high and almost 10 percent higher than they were in October. U.S. sales of food and beverage products containing CBD or hemp were down 75 percent YOY as of early-December, [...]

Europe loosens its stance on CBD as U.S. market grows

Last month, the EU’s high court, the Court of Justice, ruled that CBD derived from the entire hemp plant is not a narcotic per an international drug treaty, allowing the ingredient to be traded freely and legally among member states. The Court has yet [...]

CBD prices continue to drop, favoring consumers

Since March’s onset of shelter-in-place orders, an uptick in consumption may be supporting CBD prices.  In a Brightfield Group survey of 5,000 CBD consumers, nearly 40 percent reported increased use during the pandemic. However, higher consumption seems unable to keep up with the growing [...]

Colombians look to form global cannabis hub

Some investors see great potential for cannabis production and processing in Colombia despite a few regulatory and climactic hurdles. For starters, the equator runs through Colombia, meaning warm temperatures, tropical rains, and long, sunny days, conditions that are perfect for growing cannabis plants, including [...]

Will hemp soon be a viable animal feed option?

Hemp could become a viable feed source for livestock operations in a few years. The Hemp Feed Coalition (HFC), a program of Friends of Hemp, is requesting that the Association of American Feed Control Officials and FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine approve the use [...]